Saturday, March 16
Nature-Inspired Indoor Environments, 9 am – 12 pm
Be inspired to think deeply about how well-planned indoor environments can better support children’s healthy growth and development as well as decrease behavioral issues. Discover research-based, field-tested ways to create more beautiful and calming spaces by decreasing visual “clutter” and adding interesting materials from the natural world.
Choosing Effective Indoor and Outdoor Materials, 1 pm – 4 pm
Discover strategies for effectively using a variety of motivating yet inexpensive indoor and outdoor materials, including materials from nature. Explore why adults need to understand the properties of children’s materials to best support in-depth, hands-on learning. Experience joyful ways to enhance children’s creativity through exploration of natural materials.
Registration: $40 for one workshop, $70 for both workshops